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UFC on Versus 5 Gives $65,000 Bonuses to Few Fighters

Written on August 15, 2011 by Lulu

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Chris Lytle, Dan Hardy and Donald Cerrone were able to get a bonus of $65,000 after their fights at UFC on Versus 5.

on , which took place in Milwaukee last Sunday night, is filled with finishes and exciting bouts that left officials with some difficulty on choosing the post-fight and .

After the astonishing bout between and , it was almost easy to think that the two would be the . Chris Lytle had difficulty in facing his opponent, but he was still able to manage to end the fight with a submission — earning him the . He had earned $65,000 each for his two awards, and earned a 2012 Softail Blackline motorcycle from Harley Davidson for his victory. On the other hand, Dan Hardy scored a $65,000 bonus for his part in the fight and a promise from the UFC co-owner and CEO – Lorenzo Fertitta- that he will not be released from the contract despite his fourth consecutive loss.

Meanwhile, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone obtained the Knockout of Night bonus, which earned him $65,000, after knocking out Charles Oliveira through a hook punch and a knee.

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